Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
54.7% pass rate
from 256 tests in 2017
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Battery
    • 0.39% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.39% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.39% fail on Lamp
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 5.9% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.39% fail on Reservoirs
      • 2.0% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Operation
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.78% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.39% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.39% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Rear
      • 0.78% fail on Front
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Fluid suspension (15 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
    • 0.78% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.78% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.39% fail on Component mounting
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 11% fail on Emissions (71% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.78% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.78% fail on Pipe
  • 13% fail on Tyres (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Valve stem
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.9% fail on Steering
    • 5.9% fail on Steering system
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 0.78% fail on Drivers
      • 0.78% fail on Passengers other
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.39% fail on Engine mountings
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate

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